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Scheduled Departures - New Zealand Travel Packages

New Zealand

Ultimate New Zealand

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Location Start: Auckland     End: Christchurch 

Our 20 Day Ultimate New Zealand tour combines all of the Must See locations in New Zealand along with a range of locations and activities not normally included in a touring itinerary.

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The Tour includes: Airport Transfers, Accommodation, Coach Transport, 3 Dinners, 1 Breakfast, City Highlights Tours in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, Entry into Sky Tower, Yacht Sailing on Auckland Harbour, Kiwi Dundee Full Day Tour, Maori Hangi and Concert, Entry to Agrodome, Entry to Skyline Skyrides and Luge Ride, Entry to Rainbow Springs Park, Entry to Te Puia Thermal Reserve, Visit Te Papa Museum, Interislander Ferry Crossing, Montana Winery Tour and Tasting, Visit to Greenstone (Jade) Gallery, Cruise to Stevensons Island and Jet Boat Ride, Milford Mariner Overnight Cruise, Scottish Haggis Ceremony, Entry to Olveston House.

 

Save 10% on your Coach Tour Price when you book and pay in full 6 months Prior.

Save 5% on the Coach Tour Price with 3 Travellers sharing one room.

Got a group of 4 friends travelling together save $100 per person.

Single Travellers can save hundreds by choosing to Twin-Share with a fellow traveler.

Children only $50.00 per day when travelling with 2 Adults (2-15 yrs)

Day 1 - Arrive Auckland

Welcome to New Zealand! You will be greet ed at the airport, with transport waiting to take you to your hotel.
Rydges Hotel (1 night)

  Day 2 - Auckland / Whangamata

A tour of Auckland, to the summit of Skytower, at 328 metres the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere, the downtown city area and waterfront drive, then experience the thrill of sailing aboard a 12m yacht on Auckland Harbour and visiting the Maritime Museum, all before driving to the Coromandel Peninsula.
Breakers Motel (2 nights)

  Day 3 - Coromandel Peninsula

A day of fun and entertainment with Kiwi Dundee Adventures. Explore regenerating Kauri forest and lush fern groves, the old roads to Puketui an 1890’s gold mining town and visit a gold mine studded with glowworms. Walk on isolated beaches and if conditions permit, a dip in the springs at Hotwater Beach.

  Day 4 - Whangamata / Rotorua

On to Rotorua and the Agrodome to see New Zealand’s various sheep breeds and a shearing demonstration. Stroll through Rainbow Springs Park to see Rainbow and Brown Trout plus native birds and animals including the Kiwi. Take the spectacular Skyline Skyride for superb views over the city, lake and mountains and try a luge ride with our compliments. This evening enjoy a Maori Hangi (meal), a selection of traditionally prepared meats and vegetables plus more conventional dishes, all followed by a concert featuring Maori songs, chants and the stirring haka (entire group).
Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua(1 night)

  Day 5 - Rotorua / Turangi

Visit Te Puia, the Maori Arts and Crafts Centre and Thermal Reserve with its boiling mud, silica terraces and Pohutu Geyser. Pass massive pine forests, see the Wairakei Geothermal Valley and Huka Falls to reach Taupo, New Zealand’s largest lake. Skirt its shores to Turangi with time for trout fishing, many picturesque walks or if you are daring, white water rafting.
Bridge Tongariro Resort (1 night)

  Day 6 - Turangi / Wellington

Cross the National Park with its volcanic peaks to Bulls and Levin, then along the Kapiti coast to the Capital City, Wellington, a tour includes Mt Victoria, the Houses of Parliament, Wellington Cathedral and Oriental Bay with time to explore the city and Te Papa, the Museum of New Zealand, or an optional ride on the famous Cable Car.
Bay Plaza Hotel (1 night)

  Day 7 - Wellington / Blenheim / Nelson

Join the Interislander Ferry for the scenic cruise to Picton, enjoy spectacular views of Wellington and the sheltered waters of Queen Charlotte Sound. Welcomed by your Coach Captain then on to Montana Winery for a tasting and winery tour. From this renowned wine region it’s a fascinating drive to Nelson noted for its arts and crafts.
Leisure Lodge. (2 nights)

  Day 8 - Nelson or Abel Tasman National Park

We recommend an optional day tour to the Abel Tasman National Park, inclusive of all transfers and a picnic lunch. By coach to Kaiteriteri then board a comfortable launch to cruise along the parks coastline. Either go ashore at Torrent Bay and walk 2 hours to Bark Bay or come ashore at Bark Bay and explore that area. From Bark Bay by launch, retrace your journey arriving in Nelson at 5.00pm. Alternatively, explore Nelson, follow the art trail, galleries and coffee shops featuring art, pottery, jewellery, wood and more or visit Tahunanui with its broad beaches and coastal panoramas.

  Day 9 - Nelson / Greymouth

Lush farmlands then forest covered ranges to the rugged Buller Gorge – a spectacular scenic drive. Visit Westport and the coast near Cape Foulwind, possibly lunch at the award winning Beach House Cafe and south to explore the Pancake rocks at Punakaiki. At Greymouth visit Jade Boulder Gallery to see native jade, mined in remote alpine valleys crafted into fine jewellery.
Hotel Ashley (1 night)

  Day 10 - Greymouth / Fox Glacier

Remote farms, tiny landlocked lakes with dense native bush and forest, all dominated by the towering Southern Alps, highlight your journey to Fox Glacier. Plenty of time to enjoy a guided walk to the glaciers terminal face, a helicopter flight and snow landing or walk to nearby Lake Matheson.
Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier (1 night)

  Day 11 - Fox Glacier / Wanaka

Follow the rugged coastline then inland across the Alps and the Haast Pass to the impressive bushlands of the Aspiring National Park. At Wanaka you'll have a choice of two afternoon activities: a launch cruise across the lake to Stevensons Island nature reserve, for a bush walk followed by refreshments. Look for the native Buff Weka, a small, flightless bird whose curiosity is likely to attract them close to you.
Alternatively enjoy a thrilling jet boat excursion on the lake - full on exciting, leisurely scenic cruising or somewhere in between.
Mercure Grand Oakridge Resort (1 night)

 CHoose an Option - Days 12 to 15

Oion 1 - Greenstone

Day 12 - Wanaka / Queenstown

Drive through a picturesque region that has a fascinating history of early settlement and gold mining for a late morning arrival into the ever-popular resort of Queenstown. Dinner tonight is at the spectacular Skyline Restaurant (entire group). You have 2 choices for the next three days and Kirra Holidays enthusiastically recommends.


OPTION 1: Hollyford Guided Walk

2 - Greenstone

Day 13 – Queenstown/ Pyke Lodge

By coach to the beginning of the Hollyford Track, follow ancient Maori footsteps through beech forests, past impressive waterfalls to reach Pyke Lodge.  Walking 17 km.

Day 14 – Pyke Lodge / Martins Bay Lodge

See the beautiful reflections on Lake Alabaster before crossing Fiordlands longest swing bridge to board your jet boat along the Hollyford River and onto Lake McKerrow to reach Martins Bay.  Walking 12 km.

Day 15 – Martins Bay Lodge / Milford Sound

This morning explore Martins Bay Spit, a famous landmark separating the Hollyford Valley and powerful Tasman Sea.  Learn about the diversity of this truly remote area before taking an afternoon scenic flight to Milford Sound to rejoin your tour group for the Milford Mariner Overnight cruise.
Board the Milford Mariner for an overnight cruise – an undoubted highlight. (1 night)

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OPTION 2: Wanaka / Queenstown

At leisure in Queenstown, jet boating, lake cruises, a day on the Routeburn Track, Lord of the Rings Tours, rafting and more shops, galleries and boutiques than you can count – enjoy. Dinner day 13 is not included allowing the opportunity to dine at a restaurant of your choice.
Rydges Hotel. (3 nights)

Day 13 - Queenstown

At leisure in Queenstown.

Day 14 - Queenstown

At leisure in Queenstown.

Day 15 - Queenstown / Milford Sound

Follow the lake to Kingston, across fertile farmlands to Fiordland. Visit moody Lake Manapouri then Lake Te Anau. Follow the Eglinton Valley, native forests, lakes, waterfalls and towering mountains. At The Divide collect the Greenstone Trek group and travel through the Hollyford Valley and Homer Tunnel to Milford Sound.
Board the Milford Mariner for an overnight cruise – an undoubted highlight. (1 night)

  Day 16 - Milford Sound / Dunedin

Wake to the sounds of silence in a pristine world. Rugged and remote mountains change to lush green countryside, which in turn gives way to rolling hills as you approach Dunedin, the 'Edinburgh of the South'. This evening prior to Dinner you will be treated to a traditional Scottish Haggis Ceremony, complete with piper, address to the Haggis and gift.
Scenic Circle Dunedin City Hotel (2 nights)

  Day 17 - Dunedin

A day to enjoy at your leisure with a multitude of optional activities available. A Monarch Wildlife Cruise, Natures Wonders Tour (both featuring penguins, seals and birdlife), the Taieri Gorge Railway, a Citibus Newtons Tour, fascinating Larnach Castle or Tour the Cadbury Factory or Speights Brewery. Have fun!

 Day 18 - Dunedin / Omarama

Visit Olveston, Dunedin’s majestic historic home with its original furnishings. See bush clad hillsides, tidal estuaries and a rocky coastline, view the unusual Moeraki Boulders then explore Oamaru. Follow the Waitaki Valley, passing several hydro lakes to Omarama.
Heritage Gateway Hotel. (1 night)

  Day 19 - Omarama / Mt Cook / Christchurch

Pass the milky blue waters of Lake Pukaki to Mt Cook National Park and village, amidst New Zealand’s highest mountains. At Lake Tekapo view the Church of the Good Shepherd and Collie Dog memorial with time for a highly recommended (optional) flight with Air Safaris. Descend Burkes Pass to the Canterbury Plains and Christchurch. Your tour concludes at approximately 5.00pm after a brief city tour.
Pavilions Hotel (1 night)

  Day 20 - Christchurch / Home

Today is goodbye to all your new found friends before you make your homeward journey. You will be transferred to Christchurch International Airport to join your flight home.










 
 
 
 

 

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